A D Shodhan I A S Training Centre
Co-ordinator : Dr. H. C. Sardar
The A. D.
Shodhan I A S Training Centre of
Gujarat University was established in
the late seventies with an independent building of its own, which was
donated by of Shri A.D. Shodhan.
The centre used to select 60
students for preparatory programme for civil services
examination of UPSC through admission tests and interviews. The experienced
faculty members from various university departments and other educational institutions were invited to deliver lectures. Every year a
successfully used to complete the
examinations from this centre.
To name a few, Shri Hasmukh Adia, Anil
Mukim, Ketan Shukla, Sujansingh
Chinoy, Mahan Bharat who are serving in
various capacities in the
government. In the early 1990's the centre was closed on account of non-availability of government grant. For nearly 15 long years the centre remained closed and the students of
With the initiative of Ex-Vice-chancellor Prof. A,U, Patel, the centre was restarted on a self-financed basis in February 2005 with 27 students taking admission in 3 months preparatory (Rs. 3500) programme for civil services examinations of UPSC. Again another six months preparatory programme (Rs. 6000/~) was conducted during September 2005 to February 2006 with 28 students on roll.
Preparatory Programme offered
Programme : Preparatory Programme for Civil Services
Examinations of UPSC.
Type of Programme : Self-finance
Admission capacity : 60
Eligibility : Graduate of a recognised university.
Subject Offered : General studies, General English, Essay,
Optional Subjects : History, Geography, Public Administration, Gujarati.
Duration : Six months
Commencement of the programme : September 1,
Admission process : By Admission Test / Merit
Fees : Rs. 6000/~
Programme offered at : A. D. Shodhan IAS Training Centre
B/H State Bank of India